Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Schedule for the Preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the Perulack Compressor Units Replacement Project, 14745-14746 [2021-05619]

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The Trenton Development includes: (1) A 288-foot-long and 60-foot-high concrete and masonry dam having an overflow section with a crest elevation of 1,017.9 feet USGS, approximately 100 feet long surmounted by 6-foot hinged flashboards and a 10-foot by 15-foot sluice gate; (2) a concrete spillway approximately 160 feet long with a crest elevation of 1,016.2 feet USGS surmounted by a pneumatic flashboard system with a crest elevation of 1,023.9 feet USGS when fully inflated, discharging into a spillway channel excavated into rock around the east abutment of the dam; (3) a reservoir having a surface area of 9 acres and a gross storage capacity of 264 acre-feet at a normal pool elevation of 1,023.9 feet USGS; (4) six 5-foot-diameter sluice pipes through the dam and two concrete-sealed 5-foot-diameter pipes; (5) a reinforced-concrete intake structure having a lift gate and trashracks along the west bank of the reservoir; (6) a 14-foot-diameter conduit comprising: (a) a 1,275-foot-long concrete-lined tunnel section; (b) a 40foot-long steel-lined tunnel section; and (c) a 2,075-foot-long steel pipe section; (7) a bifurcation; (8) a steel penstock comprising: (a) a short 12-foot-diameter section connecting to a surge tank and leading to a 125-foot-long, 12-footdiameter section connecting to a manifold; and (b) three 138-foot-long, 7foot-diameter sections serving generating Units 5, 6, and 7; (9) a 263foot-long, 7-foot-diameter steel penstock to Units 1 through 4; (10) Units 1 through 4 in Powerhouse No. 1 retired in-place and Powerhouse No. 2 containing generating Unit 5 (7,400 kW), Unit 6 (7,650 kW), and Unit 7 (7,400 kW) for a total nameplate rating of 22,450-kW operated at a 255-foot head and a maximum flow of 1,450 cfs; (11) the 13.2-kV generator leads, the 15-kV switchgear, the 13.2/46-kV transformers, the 46-kV switchgear connecting to the main 46-kV bus, and the associated station services transformer banks and low voltage switchgear; and (12) appurtenant facilities. The West Canada Creek Project operates off of outflows from the New York Power Authority’s Hinckley-Jarvis Hydroelectric Project’s (FERC No. 3211) reservoir (Hinckley reservoir) that VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 discharges into the upper end of the Prospect Development’s reservoir. l. In addition to publishing the full text of this document in the Federal Register, the Commission provides all interested individuals an opportunity to view and/or print the contents of this document and the full license application via the internet through the Commission’s Home Page (www.ferc.gov) using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. At this time, the Commission has suspended access to the Commission’s Public Access Room due to the proclamation declaring a National Emergency concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19), issued by the President on March 13, 2020. For assistance, contact FERC at FERCOnline Support@ferc.gov or call toll-free, (886) 208–3676 or TTY, (202) 502–8659. The application can also be found on the applicant’s website (https:// westcanadacreek.brookfieldus projects.com/). m. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. n. Final amendments to the application must be filed with the Commission no later than 30 days from the issuance date of the notice of ready for environmental analysis. Dated: March 12, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–05620 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP21–31–000] Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Schedule for the Preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the Perulack Compressor Units Replacement Project On January 15, 2021, Texas Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern) filed an application in Docket No. CP21–31– 000 requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) and 7(b) of the Natural Gas Act to construct, operate, and abandon certain natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the Perulack Compressor Units Replacement Project (Project), and would abandon by removal four existing PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14745 compressor units and replace them with two new gas turbines to comply with air emission reduction requirements in Pennsylvania. On February 2, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s environmental document for the Project. This notice identifies Commission staff’s intention to prepare an environmental assessment (EA) for the Project and the planned schedule for the completion of the environmental review.1 Schedule for Environmental Review Issuance of EA June 4, 2021 90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline September 2, 2021 If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the Project’s progress. Project Description Texas Eastern proposes to abandon and remove four existing compressor units with a total certificated capacity of 34,800 horsepower (hp), install two new 18,100 hp units, and construct auxiliary appurtenant facilities at its existing Perulack Compressor Station in Juniata County, Pennsylvania. Texas Eastern would install related software controls that would limit each new compressor unit to 17,400 hp to be consistent with the current certificated capacity of the compressor station. Additionally, the Project would construct a new emergency generator, a new compressor building to house the two new compressor units, a new service entry building, two new electric buildings, a new stormwater management retention basin, and convert an existing compressor building into a storage warehouse. Background On March 3, 2021, the Commission issued a Notice of Scoping Period Requesting Comments on Environmental Issues for the Proposed Perulack Compressor Units Replacement Project. The Notice of Scoping was sent to affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; elected officials; 1 40 CFR 1501.10 (2020). E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1 14746 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 51 / Thursday, March 18, 2021 / Notices Native American tribes; and local libraries and newspapers. All substantive comments will be addressed in the EA. Additional Information In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to keep track of formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This service provides automatic notification of filings made to subscribed dockets, document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to https:// www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview to register for eSubscription. Additional information about the Project is available from the Commission’s Office of External Affairs at (866) 208–FERC or on the FERC website (www.ferc.gov). Using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link, select ‘‘General Search’’ from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date range and ‘‘Docket Number’’ excluding the last three digits (i.e., CP21–31), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208–3676, TTY (202) 502–8659, or at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov. The eLibrary link on the FERC website also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings. Dated: March 12, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–05619 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0750; FRL–10019–40] Pesticide Registration Review; Proposed Interim Decisions for Several Pesticides; Notice of Availability Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the availability of EPA’s proposed interim registration review decisions and opens a 60-day public comment period on the proposed interim decisions for the following pesticides: 4-Aminopyridine, 10, 10′-Oxybisphenoxarsine (OBPA), acetochlor, citric acid and salts, dimethenamid/dimethenamid-p, ethofumesate, fenazaquin, forchlorfenuron, monosodium methanearsonate (MSMA), novaluron, nucleopolyhedroviruses and jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 granuloviruses (Insect Viruses), picloram, polixetonium chloride (Busan 77), and rotenone. In addition, the human health and ecological risk assessments for fenazaquin and MSMA and the preliminary work plan for citric acid and salts are also being published for public comment at this time. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 17, 2021. 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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. CP21-31-000]


Texas Eastern Transmission, LP; Notice of Schedule for the 
Preparation of an Environmental Assessment for the Perulack Compressor 
Units Replacement Project

    On January 15, 2021, Texas Eastern Transmission, LP (Texas Eastern) 
filed an application in Docket No. CP21-31-000 requesting a Certificate 
of Public Convenience and Necessity pursuant to Section 7(c) and 7(b) 
of the Natural Gas Act to construct, operate, and abandon certain 
natural gas pipeline facilities. The proposed project is known as the 
Perulack Compressor Units Replacement Project (Project), and would 
abandon by removal four existing compressor units and replace them with 
two new gas turbines to comply with air emission reduction requirements 
in Pennsylvania.
    On February 2, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
(Commission or FERC) issued its Notice of Application for the Project. 
Among other things, that notice alerted agencies issuing federal 
authorizations of the requirement to complete all necessary reviews and 
to reach a final decision on a request for a federal authorization 
within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff's 
environmental document for the Project.
    This notice identifies Commission staff's intention to prepare an 
environmental assessment (EA) for the Project and the planned schedule 
for the completion of the environmental review.\1\
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Schedule for Environmental Review

Issuance of EA June 4, 2021
90-day Federal Authorization Decision Deadline September 2, 2021

    If a schedule change becomes necessary, additional notice will be 
provided so that the relevant agencies are kept informed of the 
Project's progress.

Project Description

    Texas Eastern proposes to abandon and remove four existing 
compressor units with a total certificated capacity of 34,800 
horsepower (hp), install two new 18,100 hp units, and construct 
auxiliary appurtenant facilities at its existing Perulack Compressor 
Station in Juniata County, Pennsylvania. Texas Eastern would install 
related software controls that would limit each new compressor unit to 
17,400 hp to be consistent with the current certificated capacity of 
the compressor station. Additionally, the Project would construct a new 
emergency generator, a new compressor building to house the two new 
compressor units, a new service entry building, two new electric 
buildings, a new stormwater management retention basin, and convert an 
existing compressor building into a storage warehouse.

Background

    On March 3, 2021, the Commission issued a Notice of Scoping Period 
Requesting Comments on Environmental Issues for the Proposed Perulack 
Compressor Units Replacement Project. The Notice of Scoping was sent to 
affected landowners; federal, state, and local government agencies; 
elected officials;

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Native American tribes; and local libraries and newspapers. All 
substantive comments will be addressed in the EA.

Additional Information

    In order to receive notification of the issuance of the EA and to 
keep track of formal issuances and submittals in specific dockets, the 
Commission offers a free service called eSubscription. This service 
provides automatic notification of filings made to subscribed dockets, 
document summaries, and direct links to the documents. Go to https://www.ferc.gov/ferc-online/overview to register for eSubscription.
    Additional information about the Project is available from the 
Commission's Office of External Affairs at (866) 208-FERC or on the 
FERC website (www.ferc.gov). Using the ``eLibrary'' link, select 
``General Search'' from the eLibrary menu, enter the selected date 
range and ``Docket Number'' excluding the last three digits (i.e., 
CP21-31), and follow the instructions. For assistance with access to 
eLibrary, the helpline can be reached at (866) 208-3676, TTY (202) 502-
8659, or at [email protected]. The eLibrary link on the FERC 
website also provides access to the texts of formal documents issued by 
the Commission, such as orders, notices, and rule makings.

    Dated: March 12, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-05619 Filed 3-17-21; 8:45 am]
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